The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 17 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.35% 1.00% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 10.53% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.04% 9.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 15
Median daily rate £400 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +4 2 - - 2
Middlesbrough - 2 - -
Harrogate - 1 £450 - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (63.64%) C#
4 13 (59.09%) Unit Testing
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Social Network
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (36.36%) SFIA
8 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) CRM
9 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 6 (27.27%) System Testing
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) JSON
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 5 (22.73%) NUnit
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle
11 4 (18.18%) XSLT

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.09%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) JSUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) FxCop
5 1 (4.55%) NuGet
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 4 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Database Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Database Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ
6 4 (18.18%) Ninject
6 4 (18.18%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) XSLT
7 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Social Network
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Unit Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) SFIA
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) API Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) SOLID
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) HNC
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica